Government of Sikkim, India
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Government of Sikkim, India

Gyalshing Bermiok Constituency Organizes Cultural Program of Rice Transplantation and Bethi Celebration at Thangshing Ratomatey in Gyalshing District

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Date: 08-Jul-2024


Gyalshing, July 8 (IPR): The Ministry of Agriculture in coordination with Bethi Celebration Committee, Bermiok Barthang, Gyalshing District, today organized a cultural program of rice transplantation and Bethi celebration at Thangshing Ratomatey in Gyalshing Bermiok Constituency.
Mr. Lok Nath Sharma, Member of Parliament from the area and Advisor (PHE and Water Resources), graced the occasion as the Chief Guest in the special presence of Mr. Sudesh Limboo, Member of Parliament from Dentam Constituency and Advisor (Tourism).
The programme was also attended by Mr. YK Sharma, President, Sikkim Milk Union, Mr. GR Chettri, President, NHPC, Mr. Surat Gurung ADC(Dev) Gyalshing, Mr. Karma Sherpa, Deputy Director, Agriculture/Horticulture, Mr. Kailash Gurung BDO Martam, Mr. Narayan Khatiwada, President, KHAS Community, leaders and farmers.
The programme also saw the two MPs enthusiastically participating in ploughing and furrow irrigation works. Later, a phased programme was organised to create awareness on traditional farming practices and agricultural entrepreneurship.
This initiative is a significant step towards promoting organic farming and sustainable agricultural practices in Sikkim and the collective effort of the government and farmers will surely lead to a better future for the agricultural sector in the state.
Government of Sikkim, India